Enthalpy of Vaporization of Thorium (Th) [& Color, Uses, Discovery ... 2022

All atoms need to receive a certain amount of energy (Enthalpy) to change to the gas state, even Thorium. Ok, so what is the enthalpy of vaporization for an atom of Th?

Note: Learn more about the enthapy of vaporization here.

In the case of Thorium the enthalpy of vaporization is 543.9 Kilojoules per mole. Now let's check some cool facts about Thorium that most don't know about...

Thorium Data

Thorium Enthalpy of Vaporization

543.9 Kilojoules per mole

State at 20 °C



Used in making strong alloys. Also in ultraviolet photoelectric cells. It is a common ingredient in high-quality lenses. Bombarded with neutrons make uranium-233, a nuclear fuel.

Atomic Mass


Learn more about the atomic mass.


Found in various minerals like monazite and thorite.


Heavy, gray, soft, malleable, ductile, radioactive metal.

Atomic Symbol


Name Origin

Named for Thor, Norse god of thunder.

Atomic Number


Learn more about the atomic number.


Discovered By: Jöns Berzelius
Year: 1828
Location: Sweden

Want to learn more details and data about Thorium (Th)? Check my Elements Comprehensive List.


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